NEWS AND STATEMENTS


Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, international track

Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, international track

The application for the 2022-24 cohort of young adults serving in social justice ministries internationally opens Monday, Nov. 15.
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Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship

Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship

Seventeen new Global Ministries EarthKeepers will launch creation care projects in their local communities.
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UMCOR grant strives to improve access to medical care and safe water in Haiti

UMCOR grant strives to improve access to medical care and safe water in Haiti

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in August 2021 destroyed much of Haiti’s already fragile infrastructure. A gift honoring UMCOR director killed in 2010 lends support.
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Call for applications: UMCOR Afghan refugee resettlement reimbursement program

Call for applications: UMCOR Afghan refugee resettlement reimbursement program

In support of long-time partner Church World Service’s efforts in welcoming and resettling Afghan families, UMCOR is launching the Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program. It will reimburse up to $1,000 to local UMC’s in the U.S. that are in a sponsorship relationship with CWS.
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Witnessing and rejoicing in a new mission age

Witnessing and rejoicing in a new mission age

Discerning global mission priorities in a time of profound global change was the theme of the general secretary’s report to directors of Global Ministries, meeting virtually October 26-29.
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Give love, joy, hope and peace in year-end campaign

Give love, joy, hope and peace in year-end campaign

Support the many ways in which mission transforms communities and empowers individuals across the globe.
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New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

New Advance open to support the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

“Love Beyond Borders: The Interfaith Movement to End the Pandemic” will support UNICEF’s global vaccine distribution efforts.
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United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies

Thanks to a new $100,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), long-time partner Church World Service, a key organization in the welcome effort, will have funds that its nationwide resettlement network can use.
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Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track

Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track

The application has launched for the next cohort of young adults that will serve in social justice ministries in the United States in 2022-24.
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Remembering Native American victims of US schools

Remembering Native American victims of US schools

United Methodist leaders decry church sponsorship of U.S. abusive “Indian boarding schools” and call for remembrance of victims and survivors.
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